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kugelfish: Google+ Migration – Part II: Understanding the Takeout Archive

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/03/24

If you want to process the JSON form the Google Take Out, then below are some resources that will help you get started developing

Started developing you say?

Yes, of course the JSON does not match APIs any more, and of course Google has not provided and starting point or guidance.

A perfect execution of Sunset.

So you are on your own with:

All via聽[WayBack] Continuing the takeout data migration process with a first look at the data that is in the archive. – Edward Morbius – Google+

In the mean time, some people started hosting their HTML take out, for instance:

Here you have to note that the take out does not include media, and many hyperlinks still point to within Google Plus itself, for instance for circles and avatars.



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Waze “Isolated segment – all turns from it are closed” – Google Search

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/01/17

A blog entry since it was hard to find about [WayBack] “Isolated segment – all turns from it are closed” – Google Search聽as the source reveals not much: no explanation at聽[WayBack] wme-history/index.html at master 路 wazers/wme-history 路 GitHub聽(A repository containing the pretty-printed index and JavaScript files of the WME to investigate version differences – wazers/wme-history).

Same for聽[WayBack] “Added big junction” waze – Google Search聽and聽[WayBack] wme-history/index.html at master 路 wazers/wme-history 路 GitHub

Note that updates you make to the map can take a while to update to the actual live map (even after approval).

You can check at [WayBack] Waze Status聽for the latest updates.

I added a piece of road in between Thunstetten and Herzogenbugsee, but could not save it:

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How to text from your computer with Android Messages – The Verge

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/12/30

Boy, I totally missed this was possible: [WayBack] How to text from your computer with Android Messages – The Verge

Texting from the web gives you a lot more flexibility in how and where you can continue conversations. Here鈥檚 how to set it up and get started.

  1. Make sure you鈥檝e got聽the latest version of Android Messages聽installed on your phone.
  2. Go to聽聽on the computer or other device you want to text from. You鈥檒l see a big QR code on the right side of this page.
  3. Open up Android Messages on your smartphone. Tap the icon with three vertical dots at the top and to the far right. You should see a 鈥淢essages for web鈥 option inside this menu. If you don鈥檛, just give it some time. Google is rolling out the feature gradually to everyone over the next week.
  4. Tap 鈥淪can QR code鈥 and point your phone鈥檚 camera at the QR code on your other device. In less than a second, your phone will vibrate and the two will be linked up. You should notice your conversations show up in the left column of the browser window. Google says that 鈥渃onversation threads, contacts, and other settings will be encrypted and cached on your browser.鈥
    Note: this doesn鈥檛 mean your actual text conversations are encrypted. They鈥檙e not.



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imagemagick – Command line convert webp to jpg? – Unix & Linux Stack Exchange

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/12/23

For my link archive: [WayBack] imagemagick – Command line convert webp to jpg? – Unix & Linux Stack Exchange


Posted in *nix, *nix-tools, Google, GoogleWebP, Image Editing, Power User, The Gimp | Leave a Comment »

Justin O鈥橞eirne – interesting comparisons of various Maps services

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/12/23

This is a reminder to myself to check out [WayBack]聽Justin O鈥橞eirne聽again, as over the last years he posted various very interesting observations on the various Maps services.

Is Google Maps still years ahead of the competition? Why is that? Interesting topics that Justin covered in the past, for instance in聽[WayBack]聽Google Maps鈥檚 Moat聽How far ahead of Apple Maps is Google Maps?



Posted in Google, GoogleMaps, LifeHacker, Power User | Leave a Comment »

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